Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

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Located at the tip of a small peninsula protruding out of Montevideo, Ciudad Vieja, the historical center of the city, bustles with activity and houses a fascinating blend of modern and old architecture. The neighborhood also contains the city's port, an excellent open-air market, and several museums. You can find some of the best nightlife in the Uruguayan capital here, as young Montevideans flock to the center to party the night away. Make Ciudad Vieja a part of your Montevideo vacation plans using our Montevideo online tour itinerary maker .
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  • Nice place to visit museums and some streets near paseo sarandi. The downside is the amount of people coming to ask you for money and others with problems of addictions that give the feeling of insecurity when you away from the pedestrian Sarandi. At night I do not recommend going there. Architecturally linda to be photographed
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  • This tourist point has a gourmet market with good prices and abundant dishes as well as the front walk to the river port, this factory alfajores where you can buy at good prices tax free.
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  • We did a walking tour starting at Independence Square and finish on the market. Surprise with the conservation of the entire area covered. The guide told us about history, economics and politics of the country. We had an overview of Uruguay while we enjoyed this part of the city with your old buildings, plazas, monuments and the rio de la Plata. Thanks!
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